Tandin, Tāṇḍin: 3 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Tāṇḍin (ताण्डिन्):—[from tāṇḍi > tāṇḍa] m. Name of a writer on prosody, [Chandaḥ-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] [plural] ([Pravara texts ii, 2, 2]) Name of a school of the [Sāma-veda] (founded by a pupil of Vaiśampāyana, [Pāṇini 4-3, 104; Kāśikā-vṛtti]; cf. [2, 66; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) [Scholiast or Commentator] on [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra iii, 3, 24-28 and] ([Taṇḍinām-upaniṣad] = [Chāndogya-upaniṣad]), [36.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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